2021 Weston Playbill


ALLISON BENKO ( Director) is thrilled to return to Weston after twice serving as teaching artist for the theatre’s Young Playwrights Program and contributing “The Before” to Weston’s series of Postcard Plays in 2020. Director: A Doll’s House: A New Opera , The End of Mermaids , What Happened That Night , Single Rider , Rebels v. Tories , Every Christmas Story Ever Told , The Arthur Miller Centennial , and others. Assistant Director: Oslo (Lincoln Center, Tony Award). allisonbenko.com.

JOHN COYNE (Music Director) is a musical theatre song- writer, multi-instrumentalist, and performer. Off Broadway: Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet (Original Music). John recently arranged and orchestrated an EP of reimagined Golden Age standards with Ben Crawford ( Phantom of the Opera ). He is currently at work on a musical adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway . John is happy to be back for his second season at Weston! johncoynejohncoyne.com

FELICITY STIVERSON (Choreographer) Weston chore- ography credits include West Side Stor y, The Fantasticks , The Phantom Tollbooth , Really Rosie , and Tenderly . Other choreography: Music City Christmas (Nashville Symphony), Turandot (New Orleans Opera), Nunsense (Harbor Lights Theater), Grease (Kent State), The Barber of Seville (Opera San Antonio). Performing credits include the musical Hot Feet on Broadway, national/international tours of Candide , West Side Story , Grease , and Steel Pier , and numerous regional opera and theatre productions. Felicitystiverson.com

DAN DALY (Scenic Designer) has held positions at the Hangar Theatre, Corkscrew Festival, and Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Dan has designed at the Under the Radar Festival at The Public, at Brookfield Place with Third Rail Project’s site-specific work Oasis , at RuPaul’s Drag Con where he designed the booth for Monét X Change , and at the Barn Arts Collective where he built an inflatable theatre. MFA: Carnegie Mellon University. dandalydesign.com


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